Climate Scientists

Climate Scientists

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Informal conversations with climate-relevant researchers
Laure Zanna
Mar 2 • 111 min
Climate scientist / oceanographer Laure Zanna on how machine learning is changing her field, how the ocean redistributes heat and carbon under climate change, and her pathway into science.
Joanna Depledge
Feb 20 • 114 min
International climate politics expert Joanna Depledge on the Paris agreement, global environmental negotiations, and the Climate Policy journal.
Michael McIntyre
Feb 3 • 144 min
Atmospheric scientist and mathematician Michael McIntyre on clear and effective science communication, the fundamentals of geophysical fluid dynamics, and how science is driven by “model fitting”.
Christine Lane
Dec 16, 2018 • 109 min
Geochronologist and geographer Christine Lane on the intersection of volcanoes, archaeology, and climate/environmental change, and her pathway into science.
Michelle Cain
Dec 2, 2018 • 155 min
Climate scientist and Oxford Martin School fellow Michelle Cain joins me to discuss methane, an updated metric for global warming potential, and her pathway into science.
Alison Ming
Nov 18, 2018 • 133 min
Atmospheric scientist Alison Ming on how volcanoes affect ozone, the dynamics of the stratosphere, and her pathway into science.
David Marshall
Nov 4, 2018 • 133 min
Physical oceanographer David Marshall joins me to talk about creativity in both science and music, how we represent the effect of small-scale circulation in large-scale climate models, and his pathway into science.
Liz Thomas
Oct 20, 2018 • 87 min
Paleoclimatologist Liz Thomas on drilling ice cores, the oddities of fieldwork in Antarctica, studying Southern Ocean winds using proxies, and her pathway into science.
Bianca Perren
Oct 7, 2018 • 118 min
Quaternary paleoecologist Bianca Perren on polar environmental change, using diatoms and other fossils to study past climates, her work with the “Students On Ice” foundation, and her life in science.
Alex Archibald
Sep 23, 2018 • 103 min
Atmospheric chemist Alex Archibald joins me to talk about his pathway into science, taking measurements aboard the FAAM aircraft, and how trees can impact climate.
Yohei Takano
Sep 9, 2018 • 104 min
Oceanic oxygen expert Yohei Takano joins me to discuss his pathway into science, his experience navigating different countries/cultures, and the importance of the global oxygen cycle.
Scott Hosking
Aug 25, 2018 • 117 min
Climate scientist Scott Hosking joins me to talk about his early years in Cornwall, his pathway into science, and how he uses machine learning to understand wind energy (among other things).
Alex Brearley
Aug 12, 2018 • 114 min
Oceanographer Alex Brearley joins me to talk about measuring mixing in the ocean, his upcoming research cruise, and his pathway into science.
Caroline Holmes
Jul 29, 2018 • 108 min
Polar climate scientist Caroline Holmes joins me to talk about sea ice in climate models, growing up in a social justice household, and her pathway into science.
Kaitlin Naughten
Jul 15, 2018 • 118 min
Ocean/ice modeler Kaitlin Naughten joins me to talk about her love of computer programming, her pathway into science, and how processes at the ocean/ice interface are critical for understanding climate change.
Heather Ford
Jul 1, 2018 • 116 min
Paleoceanographer Heather Ford on her pathway into science, gender inequality in the geosciences, and how mud can teach you about the history of the ocean.
Rowan Whittle
Jun 17, 2018 • 77 min
Palaeontologist Rowan Whittle joins me to talk about polar ecosystems, Antarctica’s surprisingly warm past, and her pathway into science.
Emma Boland
Jun 3, 2018 • 106 min
Oceanographer Emma Boland joins me to talk about Southern Ocean dynamics, balancing work with parenting, and her pathway into science. (with special guest host Ella Gilbert)
Cameron Brick
May 20, 2018 • 79 min
Social psychologist Cameron Brick stops by to discuss motivation, identity, and climate change communication.
Ed Hawkins
May 6, 2018 • 78 min
Ed Hawkins joins me to talk about his pathway from astrophysics into climate science, his approach to writing and visuals, and his quest to end the rainbow colormap.
Pete Davis
Apr 19, 2018 • 104 min
Pete Davis joins me to talk about measuring turbulence under ice shelves, doing fieldwork in Antarctica, the intensity of the peer review process, and his pathway into science (with special guest Christian Buckingham).
Mike Meredith
Mar 25, 2018 • 80 min
Oceanographer Mike Meredith shares his pathway into science and offers his thoughts on writing, creativity, and the social aspects of his field.
Andrew Meijers
Mar 10, 2018 • 100 min
Oceanographer Andrew Meijers joins me to talk about growing up in Australia, leading research cruises in the Antarctic, and how machine learning is changing climate science.
Lynne Talley
Feb 26, 2018 • 87 min
Lynne Talley, Professor of Physical Oceanography at Scripps and pillar of the oceanographic community, joins me to talk about her life in science.
Huw Griffiths
Feb 24, 2018 • 108 min
Marine biologist Huw Griffiths joins me to talk about growing up on the beach, doing science at sea, and the upcoming attempt to examine the newly-opened waters near a calving iceberg.
Ella Gilbert
Feb 24, 2018 • 57 min
PhD student and champion boxer Ella Gilbert joins me to talk about her careers in both climate science and competitive boxing. The audio is still a little quiet - sorry about that. I’m working to make that better in future episodes.
Dave Munday
Feb 24, 2018 • 85 min
A conversation I had with oceanographer Dave Munday about his pathway into science, dealing with uncertainty, what it takes to finish a PhD, and dealing with the craziness of conferences. We briefly talk about whether or not conferences should be replaced…